Downstream Events Calendar August 2023


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Downstream Events Calendar

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Downstream is a list of upcoming events.

Examples of the many outdoor activities available to us in Arizona.



August 3
5:30 p.m. to- 8 p.m.
Downstream Events Calendar August 2023Keynote Dinner, with special guest speaker Alvaro Jaramillo
Southwest Wings 32nd Summer Festival
Sierra Vista
Enjoy a special, and educational evening with special guest Alvaro Jaramillo, a distinguished ornithologist who has been birding since his childhood in Chile. Now living in California, Alvaro will be talking about one of his favorite bird families, the New World Blackbird. $45 per person.
Dinner will feature a sumptuous Southwest buffet. Cochise College, Sierra Vista campus, 901 Colombo Ave, Community Room, Building 1000. For more information and to make a reservation, visit // or call 520.263.4507.

August 6
2 p.m.
Film Presentation
Southwest Wings 32nd Summer Festival
Sierra Vista
Southwest Wings presents “Biodiversity in the Heart of the Sky Islands” film
Klein Center for Performing Arts, 5225 Buena School Boulevard, Sierra Vista.
$20 per ticket benefits the Patagonia Ara Resource Alliance. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit //

When registering for your field trips online at the event platform be sure to select the pre-festival Jamboree to reserve your place. Access to the Jamboree is open to registered attendees only.

August 8

Raptors At The Rails

300 N Broadway
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324

 August 11

Downstream Events Calendar August 2023PHOENIX — Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views’ annual calendar? Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of wildlife? Then you won’t want to miss the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 17th annual wildlife photo contest.

One best in show and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2024 calendar, which is published in the November-December 2023 issue of Arizona Wildlife Views. The best-in-show photo is published on the calendar’s cover and as one of the photos representing a month.

We’re partnering with Arizona Highways to provide an easier way to submit photographs. Use the online form to submit your Arizona wildlife photos. Each contestant may submit a maximum of three photographs, which must be uploaded as separate submissions through the form.

August 18


1100 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

August 19

Make plans now to join your fellow conservationists and honor this year’s inductees at the 25th annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet on Saturday, Aug. 19. The event will take place at The Wigwam Resort, 300 Wigwam Blvd., in Litchfield Park, Ariz.

To purchase banquet tickets, or for information on sponsorship opportunities, visit and scroll down to the appropriate links. 

August 20

  1. Local Sportsmen’s Group Grant – is now open and accepting applications. Deadline is Aug. 20, apply at:


August 23

Arizona Game and Fish seeks nominations for 2023 Commission Awards

Deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 23 


The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is soliciting nominations for its 2023 Commission Awards. The awards recognize Arizonans who have contributed significantly to the conservation of the state’s wildlife, its outdoor heritage, and the mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD).

To nominate someone, download a nomination form and submit the completed form and any supplemental information to Olga Kline, either by email to or by U.S. mail to Olga Kline, Arizona Game and Fish Department, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Nominations must be received by the department no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 23, 2023. 

August 24-27

Downstream Events Calendar August 2023ANNUAL PRESCOTT PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL

various locations
Prescott, Arizona 86301

August 26

6-8 p.m.

Flashlight Night

·         ADMISSION$5.00

·         When the lights go out and the doors close, everything in the museum seems to come to life! Bring your flashlights and explore the museum in the dark! Crafts and live animal encounters included! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. No reservations needed. Regular museum admission applies. FREE for current museum members! Lights go out at 6pm, but feel free to come early to see the museum with the lights on! We know it’s around dinner time so you are welcome to bring your own food/drinks to enjoy in our dining area. International Wildlife Museum

·         4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.

·         Tucson, Arizona 85745

·         (520) 798-4867


September 29-October 1


 The Liqui Moly Pro Watercross International Cup presented by Jettrim is making its debut in the western United States, with Lake Havasu City, Arizona, hosting the event at its state-of-the-art Havasu Riviera Marina from September 29 to October 1, 2023. Pro Watercross is similar to a motocross competition that takes place on open water, using personal watercraft or jet skis on unpredictable liquid tracks on oceans, rivers, and lakes, with speeds reaching 85 mph. The full schedule of events and registration details for the 2023 Pro Watercross National Tour and Championships can be found at For more information: Terence Concannon, President & CEO, Go Lake Havasu,, 928.453.3444







Arizona Yearly Events Calendar 2023

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-AZ State Parks Camp Out



-Leukemia Cup

-Ren Faire

-Parada del Sol


-Tres Rios Festival



-Dragon Boat Races

-Women in wildfire camp


-Day at the Docks



-Earth Day

-Arizona county fair

-Arizona bike week

-Country Thunder

-National Wildlife Week

-National Park Week



-Payson Wildlife Fair

-North Rim opens (or June)

-Bass College Tournaments

-Havasu WON stiper Derby

-Adaptive Watersports Day

-National Safe Boating Week

-Memorial Day

-Mothers’ Day

-Armed Forces Day



-Free fishing day

-National Trail day

-National Get Outdoors Day

-Female Vets Day

-Fathers’ Day

-World Pet Day

-Flag Day June 14

-D-Day June 6

-First day of summer



Independence Day (4th) and Canada Day (1st)

-National Forest Week

-Operation Dry Water



Prescott Jazz Summit 2023 – August 25-27



-State Fair

-National Hunting and Fishing Day

-National Public Lands Day

-Labor Day

-Patriot Day (11th)

-Grandparents’ Day

-First Day of Fall




-“leaf peeping”

-Urban Wildlife Day

-Indigenous People’s Day (Columbus Day)



-Christmas Tree Permits

-National Take a Hike Day

-daylight savings time ends

-Election day

-Veterans’ Day (11th)




-Boat parades

-Pearl Harbor Day (7th)

-First day of winter


-New Years Eve




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